Ukraine’s Kherson races to restore energy and water after Russia’s withdrawal

The humanitarian situation in Kherson is “extremely difficult” – official Authorities are working to restore vital services Joy mixes with concerns about water and energy for Kherson residents Residents recount the violations committed by the occupation forces Fighting rages in Donetsk and eastern Luhansk regions Kherson, Ukraine (Reuters) – Public utilities companies in Kherson are … Read more

Ukraine warns of more attacks on infrastructure, mayor urges Kyiv to prepare for the worst

Russia may be preparing for more attacks on energy sites – Zelensky 4.5 million Ukrainians without electricity as winter approaches Biden aide held talks with senior Russian officials Report: US urges Ukraine to open up to talks with Russia Kyiv/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned on Sunday of possible further Russian attacks on … Read more

IRGC commander warns protesters: Today is the last day of riots

Elite Force Commander issues one of the toughest warnings yet Rights groups talk about new demonstrations and bloodshed The Revolutionary Guard has not deployed since the protests began (Reuters) – The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned protesters that Saturday would be the last day they would take to the streets, in the clearest sign … Read more

Russia halts grain exports from Ukraine from the Black Sea, citing the attack on Crimea

Russia halts participation in UN grain deal The move comes after drone attacks on Crimea Russia says British personnel assisted in drone attack Ukraine says Russia is inventing attacks Russia tells UN to suspend grain deal (Reuters) – Russia suspended participation in a United Nations-brokered Black Sea grain deal on Saturday after what it said … Read more

Volkswagen says supplies are dwindling here to stay as profits stagnate

Luxury carmakers are in a better position to face the slowdown Shares are down 2.7%, lower than the DAX Anticipates deliveries in line with 2021, maintains margin forecast Inventories rise as supply chains falter BERLIN, October 28 (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) He said supply chain problems were the new norm as it reported stagnant earnings … Read more

Analysis: Poor countries are at risk from elusive G-20 debt relief efforts

LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The failure to make concrete progress on debt relief for the world’s poorest countries at the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington frustrated policymakers, activists and investors. Two years ago, the Group of Twenty launched the Joint Framework – a mechanism designed to provide a rapid … Read more

Russian strikes knocked out power in most of Ukraine, more Kherson fled

Kyiv (Reuters) – Kyiv said Russian missiles bombed Ukrainian energy and other facilities on Saturday, causing power outages in various areas, while Russian occupation authorities in the southern city of Kherson urged civilians to evacuate. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the Russian attacks hit on a “very large scale”. He pledged that his army would … Read more

Russia is largely preparing to avoid the new G7 oil price ceiling

LONDON (Reuters) – Russia can access enough tankers to ship most of its oil beyond the new Group of Seven price ceiling, industry players and a U.S. official told Reuters, underlining the limits of the most ambitious plan yet to rein in Moscow. Wartime proceeds. The Group of Seven agreed last month to limit Russian … Read more

US condemns ‘war crimes’ after Russian drone attack on Kyiv apartment

The center of Kyiv was hit by Russian drones, at least four dead Ukrainian cities hit again a week after missile strikes In Russia, a fighter plane crashed into an apartment building Kyiv/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will hold Russia accountable for “war crimes”, the White House said on Monday, hours after Russia attacked … Read more

Druzhba pipeline leak reduces Russian oil flow to Germany

Poland discovered a leak late Tuesday Poland says the leak is likely accidental rather than sabotage Germany says its supplies of crude oil are sufficient Schwedt refinery serving Berlin has few alternatives WARSAW (Reuters) – Germany said on Wednesday it was receiving less oil but still had enough supplies after Poland found a leak in … Read more